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News archive

Here, you can find a collection of past news stories about our work around the world. Read about our ongoing work providing care to the world's most vulnerable children, and learn how we act to help those affected by humanitarian disasters.

From the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2015 Nepal earthquake, to the crises in Syria and Europe and the conflict in the Central African Republic, we are there to help.

Pregnant and displaced: Life in Aleppo for an expectant mother

Pregnant and displaced: Life in Aleppo for an expectant mother

Sep 27, 2016 06:05 AM

SOS Children’s Villages is providing lifesaving health awareness sessions to vulnerable mothers in the Aleppo area. This month, 250 mothers have already benefited from information on breastfeeding, hygiene and health awareness.

Keeping children healthy in Aleppo

Keeping children healthy in Aleppo

Sep 26, 2016 09:55 AM

In August, a 29-year-old doctor from Aleppo joined SOS Children’s Villages to provide medical check-ups four days a week to vulnerable families. The doctor often makes direct visits to families as many people are afraid to go to hospitals, which are the target of air and artillery attacks.

Expanding care for refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

Expanding care for refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

Sep 19, 2016 12:05 PM

The Syrian conflict has triggered today’s largest humanitarian displacement crisis. We spoke to a member of our Emergency Response Team who recently visited our projects in Lebanon and Jordan where we are providing care for refugees.

Syria: Emergency Relief Update

Syria: Emergency Relief Update

Sep 15, 2016 06:00 AM

Why Child Friendly Spaces are vital

Why Child Friendly Spaces are vital

Sep 14, 2016 09:45 AM

In times of humanitarian emergencies, children are often the most vulnerable. We believe that every child should grow up in a secure environment, which is why we designate safe areas during a crisis where children can play and forget their troubles.

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